Item - 2017.CC32.3
- City Council adopted this item on October 2, 2017 without amendments.
- See also By-laws 1051-2017, 1113-2017, 1114-2017, 1206-2018
CC32.3 - Structural Re-Alignment of the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer Position
- Decision Type:
City Council Decision
City Council on October 2, 3 and 4, 2017, adopted the following:
1. City Council amend Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 169, Officials, City to:
a. introduce the position of Chief Financial Officer, reporting directly to the City Manager, with responsibility for functions related to financial management, specifically including Financial Planning, Corporate Finance, Treasurer's Office, and Finance and Administration, and who is appointed the Treasurer under the City of Toronto Act, 2006;
b. introduce the position of Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services, reporting directly to the City Manager, with responsibility for the balance of the internal services divisions that previously reported to the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer position; and
c. delete the positions of Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and Chief Corporate Officer.
2. City Council appoint Joe Farag to the interim position of Chief Financial Officer, effective October 6, 2017 until such time as the recruitment process has been completed and City Council has approved the appointment of a permanent candidate, and City Council enact a by-law appointing Joe Farag as interim Chief Financial Officer, and as Treasurer under the City of Toronto Act, 2006.
3. City Council appoint Josie Scioli to the permanent position of Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services, effective October 6, 2017 and City Council enact a by-law appointing Josie Scioli as Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services.
4. City Council authorize the public release of the names and curriculum vitae summaries of Joe Farag and Josie Scioli.
5. City Council direct that where City Council has previously authorized the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to take any action on behalf of the City, either the Chief Financial Officer or the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services is the successor to the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and is authorized to act in place of the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer based on the responsibilities assigned to each of them as set out in the report (September 27, 2017) from the City Manager.
6. City Council direct that where City Council has authorized the Chief Corporate Officer to take any action on behalf of the City, the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services is the successor to the Chief Corporate Officer and is authorized to act in place of the Chief Corporate Officer.
7. City Council authorize the City Solicitor, in consultation with the City Clerk, to review the Toronto Municipal Code and identify either the Chief Financial Officer or the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services as the appropriate successor to the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer throughout the Code based on responsibilities assigned to them as set out in the report (September 27, 2017) from the City Manager, and to introduce a bill to Council to make the necessary amendments to the Code.
8. City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce all bills to Council to give effect to City Council's decision.
The following curriculum vitae summaries for Joe Farag and Josie Scioli are now public:
City of Toronto 1998 - present
Executive Director, Corporate Finance 2012 - present
Director of Development, Policy and Research 1998 - 2012
City of North York 1990 - 1998
Director, Corporate Finance 1990 - 1998
Director Corporate Real Estate, 1995 - 1998
Education and Professional Development
Master, Applied Economics
Bachelor of Commerce
University of Toronto
City of Toronto
Chief Corporate Officer 2012 - present
Housing Services Inc.
Chief Executive Officer 2009 - 2012
Bell Enterprise 2003 - 2008
Senior VP, Business Customer Service and
Operations 2005 - 2008
Vice President, Customer Service Centre 2003 - 2005
Bell Nexxia 1998 - 2003
VP, Customer Solutions Management 2002 - 2003
VP, Sales Operations and Customer Care 2000 - 2002
VP, Finance 1998 - 1999
Worldlinx, Medialinx, Bell Sygma, Advanced Communications 1990 - 1998
Finance Director and Controller
Colorization Inc. 1987 - 1989
Education and Professional Development
Bachelor of Economics, University of Toronto
Certified General Accounting Courses (Level 3)
Certified General Accountants of Ontario
Executive Coaching, Media Coaching, Workforce reorganizations.
The Judy Project 2004
International Women's Forum Fellowship 2006
Institute of Corporate Directors Certification, beginning November 2017
Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable persons
Background Information (City Council)
Confidential Attachment 1 - made public on October 13, 2017 as part of the Council decision
Confidential Attachment 2 - made public on October 13, 2017 as part of the Council decision
Motions (City Council)
Vote (Adopt Item) Oct-04-2017 8:40 PM
|Result: Carried||Majority Required - CC32.3 - Adopt the item|
|Total members that voted Yes: 36||Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam|
|Total members that voted No: 0||Members that voted No are|
|Total members that were Absent: 8||Members that were absent are John Campbell, Josh Colle, Justin J. Di Ciano, John Filion, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, James Pasternak, David Shiner|